Chinanews client, Beijing, October 20 (Reporter Li Jinlei) The reporter learned from the State Administration of Taxation that the accumulated tax and fee reductions during the "13th Five-Year Plan" period will reach about 7.6 trillion yuan.

Among them, especially the implementation of a larger tax and fee reduction in 2019, the annual new tax and fee reduction reached 2.36 trillion yuan, accounting for more than 2% of GDP, and driving the annual GDP growth by about 0.8 percentage points.

The picture shows the staff serving enterprises of the Taxation Bureau of Dalian High-tech Industrial Park.

Photo by Zuo Xin

Tax reduction and fee reduction continue to step up and upgrade

  In the closing year of the "13th Five-Year Plan", the new crown pneumonia epidemic came suddenly.

Facing the severe impact of the epidemic on economic and social development, the state once again introduced preferential tax policies to support epidemic prevention and control and help resume work and production.

Seven batches of 28 tax and fee preferential policies have been continuously effective and precise to help companies overcome difficulties, stabilize foreign trade, and fully promote the resumption of work and production.

  In order to facilitate taxpayers to enjoy the tax reduction and fee reduction policy dividends, the taxation department continues to optimize services.

At present, more than 90% of the business volume of corporate taxpayers in my country can be processed online, of which the tax declaration business online processing rate is more than 99%; more than 8,000 tax offices nationwide have installed nearly 40,000 tax payment self-service equipment; during the epidemic period , The national taxation department handled a total of 216,000 taxpayers for deferred declarations and 66,000 taxpayers for deferred tax payment.

  The taxation department has also continued to simplify the procedures for tax payment, comprehensively streamline tax information, and promote the "online receipt and free mail" service of invoices, so that enterprises can receive and issue invoices without leaving their homes; deepen real estate transaction registration and tax payment business coordination , To promote the full coverage of "one-window acceptance, parallel processing" and online acceptance, and strive to realize that taxpayers "run at most once" or even "do not run once.

  According to the investigation data of the taxation department, as the domestic epidemic is effectively controlled and the policy of superimposing tax and fee reduction is effective, business development expectations are gradually increasing.

According to a questionnaire on the prosperity of 100,000 key tax source companies monitored by the State Administration of Taxation, 89.4% of key tax source companies expect the production and operation situation in the fourth quarter of this year to be "stable" or "improving", an increase of 4.7 percentage points from the third quarter forecast.

  Value-added tax invoice data shows that in August this year, the total amount of goods and services purchased by enterprises across the country increased by 9.6% year-on-year, which was 0.2 percentage points faster than the growth rate of sales revenue, reflecting the full confidence of enterprises in their business prospects.

The picture shows the grassroots taxation department doing epidemic prevention and control propaganda in the Tax Office.

Photo by Lin Wen

Add momentum to the real economy

  The real economy is the foundation for building a modern economic system.

In order to promote the development of the real economy, especially the manufacturing industry, in 2018 the state introduced three measures to deepen the reform of value-added tax.

Implementing larger tax and fee reductions in 2019, consolidating and expanding the effectiveness of tax and fee reductions in 2020, and deepening the value-added tax reform has once again become the “highlight” of reducing the burden on enterprises.

  During the "Thirteenth Five-Year Plan" period, the state has repeatedly optimized and adjusted the R&D expenses plus deduction and other policies to encourage innovation. In 2017, it increased the pre-tax deduction ratio of R&D expenses for small and medium-sized technology-based SMEs, and increased the ratio of R&D expenses plus deduction in 2018. Up to 75% of the policy enjoyment subjects expanded to all enterprises.

  The reduction of tax costs has become a "new engine" for igniting technological innovation.

According to statistics from the State Administration of Taxation, from 2016 to 2019, a total of 843,000 enterprises have enjoyed the R&D expense deduction policy, and they have declared a total of 5.2 trillion yuan in R&D investment, and a total of more than 873.0 billion yuan in corporate income tax relief has been effectively supported. Technological innovation and development.

  Cai Zili, Director of the Revenue Planning and Accounting Department of the State Administration of Taxation, said that during the 13th Five-Year Plan period, tax reduction and fee reduction demonstrated the country’s determination and confidence in proactively boosting high-quality economic development. The steady development of my country's economy has provided solid support.

  "Remain in the green hills and win the future. The policy of reducing taxes and fees to enterprises has greatly encouraged the confidence of market players under the downward pressure of the economy." Zhang Lianqi, member of the Standing Committee of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and vice chairman of the China Taxation Society, believes that the "13th Five-Year Plan" During the period, the tax and fee "burden" of my country's enterprises has been lightened, the "pocket" of enterprises has been bulging, and the policy effect of tax reduction and fee reduction to stimulate the vitality of market entities is gradually showing.